[applause] and literally, it amazes me they don't understand that. you know, i told you the outset, the choice is stark. two different visions, two different value sets. but at its core, the difference is reduced to be a fundamental difference. you see, you, we, most americans, have incredible faith in the diseensy and hard work of the american people -- decency and the hard work of the american people. we know what has made this country. it's the american people. as i mentioned at the outset, four years ago, we were hit hard. you saw -- you saw -- your retirement account drained, the equity in your home vanished, jobs lost around the line. but what did you do as americans? what you have always done. you didn't lose faith. you fought back. you didn't give up. you got up!